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News and updates about coalition

Knesset elections could take place on November 1

Representatives of the coalition and the opposition discussing the election date and are nearing a compromise.

Knesset elections could take place on November 1

It was clear that the coalition would fail

Haiting Netanyahu wasn’t enough to keep a group that agreed on little else together. Op-ed.

It was clear that the coalition would fail

Minister Gideon Sa'ar: The Likud is bribing all kinds of people

Justice Minister denies he plans to resign from the coalition: I will not bring back Bibi.

'The Likud is bribing all kinds of people'

Meretz deserter presents demands for keeping coalition

Meretz MK Zoabi has presented a formal list of demands for leaving the coalition instead of threatening its stability.

Meretz deserter presents demands for keeping coalition

Yesh Atid MK: 'This govt was worth it just to help Arab society'

"Mansour Abbas is a true partner," says Ram Ben-Barak. "This is the way to heal our society."

'This govt was worth it just to help Arab society'

Judea and Samaria law fails in the Knesset

2 govt members, MKs Ganaim and Rinawie Zoabi, vote against bill applying Israeli law in Judea and Samaria. Silman absent from vote.

Judea and Samaria law fails in the Knesset

Mansour Abbas: Ayelet Shaked is slow in implementing plans and is cheap

Ra'am chairman says he is staying in the government in order to take care of the needs of Arab society.

'Ayelet Shaked is slow in implementing plans and is cheap'

Matan Kahana: We weren't afraid of a defection

MK Kahana claims the move in which he resigned as a Minister was intended to stabilize the coalition.

'We weren't afraid of a defection'

Likud MK: Abir Kara was close to quitting the coalition

MK Yariv Levin discusses ongoing contacts in an attempt to influence another MK from the coalition to resign.

'Abir Kara was close to quitting the coalition'

Leadership in a time of crisis: Israel and America

Israel is facing some potentially catastrophic challenges and a government crisis at the same time. America's government is unpopular Op-ed.

Leadership in a time of crisis:  Israel and America

Ra'am MK hints at collapse of coalition

MK Waleed Taha warns of scenario in which the coalition will not be able to continue to exist.

Ra'am MK hints at collapse of coalition

Coalition factions meet for 1st time since chairwoman Silman resigned

Acting Coalition chairman MK Boaz Toporovsky says 'coalition of healing' must endure.

Coalition factions meet for 1st time since chair Silman resigned

Minister Kahana does not rule out cooperating with Joint List

Religious Affairs Minister defends potential cooperation with anti-Zionist Arab parties, says Netanyahu, Smotrich cooperating with them.

Minister Kahana does not rule out cooperating with Joint List

Economy Minister not ruling out coalition with Joint List

Economy Minister Orna Barbivai in TV interview: I support any effort to preserve this coalition.

Economy Minister not ruling out coalition with Joint List

The bold move that can save Naftali Bennett's political future - and ours

Is Naftali Bennett bold - or crazy - enough to take this drastic, but politically savvy step? Op-ed.

The bold move that can save Naftali Bennett's political future

Likud MK: There are negotiations with at least one MK in the coalition

MK Miki Zohar says opposition is in talks with one MK and aims to lead to the dissolution of the Bennett-Lapid government.

'There are talks with at least one MK in the coalition'

Blue and White official threatens to dismantle coalition after Gantz boycott

Senior Blue and White official: Bennett and Lapid must handle this, otherwise the government will disintegrate.

Blue and White official: The coalition won't last

Report: Negotiations between coalition and haredi parties

Haredi party negotiating with government for end to controversial bills, report says.

Report: Negotiations between coalition and haredi parties

Much ado about trees … and a game of chicken

The Ra’am Party acts against the government, but does it really want to bring this coalition down and lose its power? Op-ed.

Much ado about trees … and a game of chicken

Opposition to boycott debate on Electricity Law

Likud, Religious Zionism, and haredi parties to boycott Knesset debates in protest of coalition decision to shorten debate period.

Opposition to boycott debate on Electricity Law

UTJ MK: We can't even think about joining this government

MK Meir Porush rejects reports that the haredi parties could join the current government.

UTJ MK: We can't even think about joining this government

An Israeli tragedy

It will take a long time, maybe decades, to repair the damage caused by the machinations used to ensconce the current coalition. Op-ed.

An Israeli tragedy

Liberman: The haredim won't join the coalition

Finance Minister in TV interview: I have no doubt the Bennett-Lapid rotation will be implemented.

Liberman: The haredim won't join the coalition

Zionism imperiled

Immediate overhaul of Israel's political structure is imperative. Most Jewish Israelis vote center-right, but their votes are ignored.Op-ed

Zionism imperiled

New Hope MK: The coalition will survive because the people need stability

MK Michal Shir: Alongside the disagreements within the coalition, there are many issues around which we are united.

New Hope MK: The coalition will survive, we need stabilityplayer

After passing budget, gov't eyes bringing haredim into coalition

After the passing of the budget, the issue of haredi parties rejoining the government is back on the table.

After passing budget, gov't eyes bringing haredim into coalition

Gantz: I will not allow a culture of lying

Israel's Defense Minister says that "I will not allow lying to become part of this coalition's culture."

Gantz: I will not allow a culture of lying

Mansour Abbas: When there is a war against Gaza, we will decide what to do

Ra'am chairman rejects reports of a crisis in the coalition: We are talking and we will reach an agreement.

'When there is a war against Gaza, we will decide what to do'

Israel's new government faces a crisis of legitimacy

Israel's new government is unlikely to address crucial issues. Here is what Bennett can do to improve things. Op-ed.

Israel's new government faces a crisis of legitimacy

Who is running the country?

The new government has created an environment of confusion and indecisiveness that the world is taking advantage of. Op-ed.

Who is running the country?

The Coalition's latest headache

Opposition intends to turn appointment of a minister-without-portfolio into a show of anti-government speeches.

The Coalition's latest headache

To dream the impossible dream - Israel's coalition

Bennett is performing a juggling act with eight political parties as hot potatoes. Can this work? Op-ed.

To dream the impossible dream - Israel's coalition

Blue and White: Likud's offers are irrelevant

Sources in the party make clear that the coalition will not compromise with the opposition on the majority in the Economics Committee.

Blue and White: Likud's offers are irrelevant

Hatred – Baseless and otherwise

Issues that promote Israel’s interests should be supported even if – perhaps, especially if – the coalition supports them. Op-ed.

Hatred – Baseless and otherwise

MK Simcha Rothman: Citizenship law cannot give Arabs de facto 'right of return'

MK Attorney Simcha Rothman tells Arutz Sheva why the Citizenship Law is a bad law that needs to be replaced, not extended for another year.

MK: Citizenship law cannot give Arabs de facto 'right of return'player

New bill: Premiership will be limited to two largest parties

Bill would see one of the two largest factions in the Knesset form a coalition, ban rotation deals with smaller parties.

New bill: Premiership will be limited to two largest parties

Mansour Abbas clarifies: These are my boundaries

MK Mansour Abbas says that if decisions are made that run counter to Islam, his party will resign from the government.

Mansour Abbas clarifies: These are my boundaries

A government doomed for divorce - or annulment

Even Israeli coalitions over the years that should have lasted did not last. How does this one last? Op-ed.

A government doomed for divorce - or annulment

A last desperate plea for Israeli MKs not to mess up

Election #4 resulted in 65 seats for the Israeli Right respect for religion, honor for Jewish culture, a move to change the courts.Op-ed.

A last desperate plea for Israeli MKs not to mess up

Perhaps Bennett's time has come

And perhaps had Netanyau moved over and allowed another Likud member to be PM, there would be a right wing gov't today. Op-ed.

Perhaps Bennett's time has come